Big Media: the move to ‘nudge’ viewers to ‘decarbonise’ our lifestyle

If you thought media had stopped reporting ‘news’ and will now instead ‘nudge’ viewers to change their lifestyles, you were not wrong. Photo: screenshot: The Power of TV: Nudging Viewers to Decarbonise their Lifestyles 09 November 2021 | BRENDAN O’NEILL […]

What exactly is ‘the metaverse’?

The Zuck did not invent it. Nor has anyone offered proof that it isn’t just another way to ‘amuse ourselves to death.’ For a price. So what is it? 20 October 2021 |  Kristie Pladson | DW Facebook has announced […]

Los Angeles police told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop

LAPD issued ‘field interview cards’ to record a civilian’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media accounts. Photo: Police detain people during the George Floyd protests in Los Angeles on 1 June 2020. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock 08 September 2021 | Sam Levin […]

Hope Not Hate Report: Over 2,000 abusive posts directed towards England during games

Photo: Harry Kane (centre) and Raheem Sterling (front) have been two of the main targets for abuse. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters 27 June 2021 | Caelainn Barr, Paul MacInnes, Niamh McIntyre and Pamela Duncan | The Guardian England’s footballers have been subjected to sustained abuse online […]